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DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas Could Be Impeached on Tuesday

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Rebecca Downs | Town Hall In the early morning hours of last Wednesday, after a markup that lasted 15 hours, the House Homeland Security Committee voted to advance articles of impeachment against Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. The effort has been years in the making, with Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) reminding Townhall last week that we are…

Virginia lawmakers react to border battle, weigh in on border security bill negotiations

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Kelsey Childress | ABC 13 Virginia lawmakers are weighing in on the situation happening at the Texas border, along with the negotiations taking place on Capitol Hill to come to a conclusion to fix it. This comes as the House Homeland Security Committee is set to vote on a resolution to impeach Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas for what they said is his failure to secure the border, which…

U.S. Congressman Ben Cline introduces new DEI-related legislation

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Alex Torres | WFIR  Ben Cline, Roanoke-area congressman and member of the House Judiciary Committee, says the impeachment inquiry is an important step in determining whether Biden’s actions rise to “high crimes and misdemeanors.” Click here to read more. 

U.S. Congressman Ben Cline rings bell for Red Kettle campaign at Bonsack Walmart

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Amy Cockerham | WSLS 10 People in the community came out on Friday to spread Christmas cheer and fundraise for a good cause, including U.S. Congressman Ben Cline. Cline was out ringing a bell at the Bonsack Walmart as part of the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign. The money raised helps the organization run the domestic violence shelter, the senior program, and much more. Click…

Local congressman discusses impeachment inquiry into President Biden

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Kelly Marsh | WSLS 10 House Republicans’ months-long investigation into President Joe Biden is now backed by a vote for a formal impeachment inquiry. Congressman Ben Cline who is on the House Judicial Committee said the impeachment inquiry was an important step in following and uncovering the facts. Click here to read more. 

National Wreaths Across America Day honored in Salem

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Amaiya Howard | WDBJ 7 Saturday, people across our hometowns remembered the fallen and honored those who served, through National Wreaths Across America Day. The community rallied together at a ceremony in Salem to begin placing wreaths for fallen heroes. A cool breeze filled East Hill Cemetery as locals gathered to honor their memory. Volunteers Cheryl Ponce and Chyrel…

Rep. Cline reacts to FBI Director Wray’s call to renew warrantless surveillance powers

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Just The News Representative Ben Cline (R-VA) talks about FBI Director Chris Wray’s testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday where he urged lawmakers to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. “One way the [intelligence agencies] could begin to build back that trust with the American people is to embrace a warrant requirement for searching…

Key congressman slams FBI Director on FISA: 'Scare tactics don’t work'

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Charlotte Hazard | Just The News Congressman Ben Cline, R-Va., slammed FBI Director Christopher Wray on FISA renewal, saying that scare tactics won't get the trust of the American people.  "The scare tactics don't work," Cline said on the Tuesday edition of the "Just the News, No Noise" TV show. "We have seen the abuse of this under Chris Wray's leadership. There are many who…